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Television crossover episodes between networks?

It can be somewhat common among spinoff series or when cross promotion is desired, for characters from one series to appear in episodes of another series. This has most recently been seen in some of ...
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What is the longest, single take, tracking shot in cinema/TV?

In episode four of True Detective, there was a 6-minute long, single take, tracking shot sequence. What is the longest, scripted, single take (no cuts) sequence in movies / television? I am not ...
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Is the Marcus Aurelius quote in Black Sails a rewrite?

This is perhaps not the best place for this Q, but I'm not able to find any site more suitable. (Have looked at English Language and Usage, Writers and the like, but doesn't seem to fit.) Towards the ...
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murder mystery television show in the 80s / 90s

There was a murder mystery television show back in the 80s and/or 90s that I am trying to remember the name of. Things I remember: The detective/P.I. was an older gentleman I seem to recall he ...
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What was the significance of fort Wilderness in the Patriot?

In The Patriot, what all happened at Fort Wilderness? I know there was a battle, but who was fighting and what was the end result? Was Colonel Tavington involved in this battle? Also, is Colonel ...
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Why didn't Kellog die in S1E5?

In Continuum Season 1, Episode 5, But Kellog didn't die. Kiera had some speculations about why that happend, but they all seem kinda odd. Is there an explonation consistent with the serie's logic? ...
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Reality show in secluded house in the woods, contestants are kidnapped, at the end it was all a prank

Trying to recall of a movie I saw around 2005-2007 (movie date might be around this time as well), one of those "group of young people go to a house in the woods, away from the city". But this one ...
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Girl with disabled father

I saw a movie when I was younger (I'm 35 now). I believe it was a TV movie in the 80's about a girl & her father. The father is either a paraplegic or a quadriplegic & the only part that I ...
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Doesn't Sherlock's comment to Watson during their good bye scene suggest that there is/was a third Holmes sibling and that the sibling is a woman? [duplicate]

Thanks to Oliver for the correct wording. I played back the stream more than once but didn't get it right. As for failing to follow the rules about comments, while I understand the need for courtesy ...
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Why don't Jimmy and Henry get punished for their involvement with murdering Billy Batts?

In Goodfellas the MOB killed Tommy due to his murdering a "made man" Billy Batts. But if they figured out that Tommy did the killing, wouldn't they also have known that Jimmy and Henry were involved, ...
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Body in a sack hanging above a fire?

I am trying to find movie that I watched when I was younger. The parts that really stick out in my mind are a sack filled with body parts hanging above a fire and I think somebody using a toad or ...
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I've never seen a James Bond movie, where should I start? [closed]

I apologize in advance if this isn't a fitting question for this SE site. I've never seen a James Bond movie, but I know the basis of a Bond movie from the millions of references I've seen growing up ...
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British film - young boy jumps into the River Thames and the movie becomes animated

I'm looking for an old film from British cinema where a young boy is getting chased and jumps into the Thames river which turns him into animation! The whole underwater world is animated like a ...
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What is the criteria for selecting a foreign movie for the main category awards in Oscars

As the title state, what is the criteria for selecting a foreign movie (i.e. not made in Hollywood like in Asia or Australia or Europe) for the main category of Oscar awards (i.e. other than foreign ...
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Are there any more instances of MCU characters crossing over into Non Marvel Entertainment properties?

So according to the Marvel Multiverse (the different universes the various Marvel franchises operate their characters within), the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU, where the live action films take ...
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TV show about two spies who solve crimes

Hey this is a show i used to watch a few years back. It was about 2 spies & how they solve crimes. They were in training & trained at someplace called the Academy i think. The guy used to have ...
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Man's daughter is kidnapped for sex business and he goes for a revenge

In this movie, a husband and a wife who are separated, permit their daughter to go to Paris with her girl friend. Dad's a retired agent of some army section of the United States and has some very ...
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Blonde corporal in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra?

There's a blonde corporal in 2009's G.I. Joe movie, who gets slaughtered during the raid on The Pit. What is her role name and what her real name? I'm really not sure, but this might be her ("Cover ...
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Was Miss Marples lover, Captain Ainsworth, married?

From the "Agatha Christie's Marple" TV series, I gather that Miss Marple was involved with a Captain Ainsworth. Are there any references to this also in the books? And it is suggested in "Murder at ...
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Identify a horror with a pair of old farmers capturing people for meat

There was this old pair of farmers that were capturing the people for meat. They were burying them in the ground leaving the heads above the ground and then they were ripping their heads off with the ...
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Identify 80' sf/horror: guy with a gun on his hand

I don't remember much: a guy with a big gun/cannon attached to his hand (his hand was inside the tube). Cannon wasn't an ordinary gun, I guess he found it in some space ship, I'm not sure. I remember ...
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Why does the teacher put paste on her face?

There is a strange scene in Billy Madison where Billy is cleaning erasers for one of his teachers -- Miss Lippy, a hippy-like lady who teaches an elementary class -- and Miss Lippy puts a big dab of ...
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Why did the Doctor call River “Mrs Robinson?”

In The Impossible Astronaut when Rory, Amy and River exit the Tardis into the Oval Office the Doctor introduces them as: My top operatives The Legs, The Nose and Mrs. Robinson. Amy and Rory are ...
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Term for dialogue-driven movies in a restricted setting?

Is there a term for a dialogue-driven movie that takes place entirely on a single set? Some examples would be: Lifeboat, 1944 Rear Window, 1954 12 Angry Men, 1957 The Man from Earth, 2007 Dogville, ...
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Identify this movie about a family with a psychopath son

I saw a movie a couple of years back and I'm trying to find it. What I can remember is, a family – a wife, father, older daughter and younger son – just moved into a new house. I think it was because ...
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Who is the “Floyd County” woman shown during the credits of Archer?

For the first few seasons, during the credits of almost every episode of Archer, a photo is shown, of a middle-aged blonde woman leaning on a table, possibly at a bar or diner. The woman seems ...
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Trying to remember the name of a Sci-fi movie

I remember seeing it in grade school and it was old then.. 60's or 70's. A clock would announce what time it was and what you were then supposed to do. ie: "12 o'clock time to eat, Time to eat" ...
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What role does the song “Hong Kong Garden” play in Marie Antoinette?

Sofia Coppola's film Marie Antoinette incorporates small anachronistic elements, chosen very deliberately to help a modern audience understand and identify with its teenage protagonist. This ...
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Why use commentator in TV broadcasts of sports?

Obviously a radio broadcast of a sporting event requires an commentator or two to tell the listening audience what is going on. But why do TV broadcasts of sports almost always use commentators? What ...
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Association between antagonists in Iron Man 1 and Iron Man 3

I was wondering if there was any relation between the villains of the first and third movie of the franchise. In Iron Man 1, the terrorists who abduct Tony belong to a group called the Ten Rings. ...
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What is the significance behind the MCU's numerical designation?

Each Marvel 'continuity' is assigned a designation that indicates its 'Universe Number'. These are used to distinguish different (and often concurrent) timelines across comic books, television ...
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A movie I saw once: a comedy?

There was a guy who was watching someone's kid and when the Dad gets back, they are playing cards at the table. The kid proclaims, "I win!" and he has a handful of worthless cards (playing poker) ...
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Did Ivan Drago's wife become friends with Apollo Creed's wife

Ludmilla Drago explicitly stated "I hope after, we can be friends." Is there any evidence in the films or novels that they did? It seems unlikely, but after the events of Rocky IV, I could see them ...
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What do we call the scene in which actors are talking with their mouth closed?

I know it is a long word other than humming. There is a name for the action of talking with your mouth closed in movies.
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Why does Doc Holiday want to fight Wyatt in My Darling Clementine?

In My Darling Clementine Doc Holiday doesn't seem like he'd have any sensible reason to want to fight Wyatt. Why does he want to challenge him to a gun fight?
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Why would the Kaiju's appearances follow a pattern?

In the movie it is seen that the frequency of the Kaijus' appearance keeps growing in a certain pattern, we even see the scientists being able to calculate when the next Kaiju will arrive. But why ...
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What is meant by box office collection in India?

I would like to know the exact meaning of the Box office collection in indian cinema. Let me explain clearly with an example. Take this film, it was reported in wikipedia that it has collected more ...
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Two Patrol Officers Fighting a Mexican Gang

So in it there are two patrol police oficers. One married to a latina woman, and other dating, trying to find one. They are fighting a mexican gang. In the end one gets shot and the other one killed. ...
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Horror movie with group of young people killed inside a haunted house, girl possessed at the end

I am trying to find a kind of horror movie with a group of young people in a house, getting stuck there for the night I believe. They start getting killed by objects from the house, and it seems to be ...
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Why was Mr. John Keating expelled from school?

I saw Dead Poets Society. Neil's parents were responsible for his death not John. Then why was the administration so determined to expel him from the organization?
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What does “4P” mean?

In Annie Hall, Woody Allen quips that he wasn’t accepted into the army because he was classfied as “4P” which prompts the interviewer and audience to laugh. What did he mean? What does “4P” mean? I ...
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Assassinations during the christening in The Godfather

In the film Michael has the heads of the other four New York families assassinated. These include Barzini, Tattaglia, Cuneo and Stracci. In the novel, it is only Emilio Barzini and Philip Tattaglia ...
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Why did Adam and Barbara have to dig up Beetlejuice?

After Barbara says Beetlejuice 3 times, her and Adam are transported into Adam's model where Beetlejuice is residing. Why did they have to dig him out of his coffin? Why was he just not there already? ...
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People with serious life threatening disease fight gangsters in a bar

I think this is Hollywood movie, a bar manager/owner dying with cancer, group with fellow people with diseases, fight against mob/mafia in a bar. before the fight, the main character (bar ...
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How did Teddy get killed in the end again?

Does anybody remember the first scene when he killed teddy? How it happened while he met Teddy again and the film ended with Teddy is dead?
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Show/movie about trolls running their own radio station?

I'm not sure if it was a movie or a series as we only got 1 VHS tape. What I remember is that the show used what I think were puppet trolls who ran a radio station out from a tree(s). I also remember ...
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Movie about Vietnam war or escaping Cambodia from Pol Pot regime

A group of children who's parents are doctors, I think and are killed by Pol Pots regime. They flee with I think its a white friend of their parents. They try to survive picking up children on the ...
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How did Walt and Jesse know where to intercept Mike?

In Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 1, Walt and Jesse meet Mike on a one-lane dirt track in the middle of nowhere, after Mike has learned from the doctor that Gus is dead. How did they know when and ...
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Man keeps seeing his dead wife as she was still living with him

I think the movie is Japanese, although I'm not completely sure. It's certainly Asian, though, and it takes place in a city. The movie was made during the 90s or 2000s. The main character (a man, ~40 ...
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Was J. Gatsby a shallow, superficial man?

My friend and I were having a discussion about The Great Gatsby and Mr. J. Gatsby in particular. My friend opines that he is a superficial man because all he cared about was wealth and showing off. ...

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